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Houston sends Brett Myers vs Daniel Hudson in Astros vs Diamondbacks game

Arizona DiamondbacksHouston Astros
May 27, 8:05 PM | GrassMinute Maid Park

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Houston Astros Odds

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The Houston Astros battle the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday in MLB betting action at Minute Maid Park.

The match puts starter Daniel Hudson for the Diamondbacks on the hill facing Brett Myers for the Astros. Hudson brings a 5-5 mark to the game, while Myers is 1-4 to date on the season.

View Arizona vs Houston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Astros as +120 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 15 (Astros) and the No. 12 (Diamondbacks) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Houston's National League No. 10-ranked scoring average of 4 runs per game, against a Diamondbacks offense rated No. 5 and scoring 4.4 runs per game in the league. The Astros have averaged 8.8 hits per game to date this season, more than the Diamondbacks hitters have managed (8.3 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Arizona owns the National League's No. 6-rated road mark, allowing 3.8 runs per game on the highway. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring at home.

Arizona won its last outing, a 6-3 result against the Rockies on May 26. Bettors who backed the Diamondbacks at +150 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Arizona got the job done in their last match in a 6-3 victory over Colorado on Thursday at Coors Field behind starter Micah Owings.

In their last action, Houston was a 2-1 winner at home against the Dodgers. Bettors on Houston at +107 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Astros enjoyed a 2-1 victory at the expense of the Dodgers on Wednesday, with Aneury Rodriguez throwing 6 innings of 4-hit ball at Minute Maid Park.

Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Houston are 7-3
After playing Colorado are 5-5
After a win are 8-2

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Arizona are 4-6
After playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

A few Diamondbacks at Astros trends to consider:
Arizona is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
Arizona is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston's last 10 games
Houston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games when playing Arizona

Next up:
Arizona at Houston, Saturday, May 28

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